New Dota 2 Patch Hits Test Client, Data-Mined
Dota 2′s latest patch has hit Valve’s test client, and interested players have been data-mining to figure out what’s new, which includes a new look for the Broodmother and texture files for snow-covered terrain. A Christmas event seems likely, given new October textures wound up being for the game’s Halloween-themed Diretide event.
Blogger CyborgMatt has compiled a comprehensive list all of the discovered changes for your perusal, complete with a comparison picture that shows that the changes to the Broodmother focus on re-modelling and re-texturing the “head,” while leaving the body the same.
Here’s a video comparing the old and new Broodmother models:
That’s a marked improvement.